The English Civil War lasted for four terrible years, followed by the Interregnum, during which Oliver Cromwell cancelled Christmas.
Jeremy Clarkson’s hit new TV series is filming it’s second season and I explore his tiny farm shop.
Opened in August after a $24 million, 10-year development, Little Canada is Toronto’s newest tourist attraction.
At the Toronto Boat Show for the first time in a decade and a half without owning a sail boat. I’m not sure if I’m happy I sold it or sad I […]
Oh what a night! Theresa got her head chopped off. Boris blowed-up good. The torch lit street processions were amazing. The bonfires huge. The fireworks brilliant.
Look up, way up, into the inky dark sky. Faint at first and then brighter ghostly images appear, moving strangely across the heavens. The Northern Lights, the aurora borealis, are putting on a […]
Rock and roll research takes me to Doncaster in Yorkshire and a chance to look around a place I’ve never thought of visiting before.
On November 5, 2016, four of the six Lewes Bonfire Societies blow up effigies of US presidential candidate Donald Trump at the culmination of an evening of torchlit parades, massive bonfires and […]
An array of unusual sailing vessels of yore have arrived in Toronto for the long weekend as part of The Redpath Waterfront Festival.
The Tall Ships return to Toronto on the July 2016 long weekend.